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Japan's Autonomous Military Fleet Upgrade

Rheinmetall: Japan’s Autonomous Military Fleet Upgrade

Rheinmetall, a global defense contractor, is set to enhance Japan’s military capabilities by supplying the nation’s first fleet of autonomous vehicles, the Mission Master SP. Scheduled for delivery in January 2025, these state-of-the-art Unmanned Ground Vehicles (UGVs) mark a significant…

WeRide's Robosweeper S1 Unveiled

WeRide’s Robosweeper S1 Unveiled

WeRide, a pioneering force in the autonomous driving arena, recently announced the launch of their latest innovation, the Robosweeper S1, in a grand ceremony on Guangzhou International Biotech Island. This marks the company’s second venture into autonomous sanitation solutions, making…

Uber Eats & Waymo: Phoenix Innovates

Uber Eats & Waymo: Phoenix Innovates

In an innovative partnership that’s stirring interest in Phoenix, Uber Eats and Waymo are reshaping how residents enjoy meals from their favorite restaurants. This collaboration allows consumers to have their food delivered by Waymo’s fully autonomous vehicles within a sprawling…

Japan: TIER IV Leads AD Safety Initiative

Japan: TIER IV Leads AD Safety Initiative

TIER IV, a leading force in autonomous driving technology, has recently been chosen for a significant project under the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) phase 3 funding, aimed at enhancing safety processes for Level 4 autonomous vehicles. This initiative, supported…

Kodiak's Advisory Council Strategy

Kodiak’s Advisory Council Strategy

Kodiak Robotics, Inc., a trailblazer in autonomous transportation, has established the Kodiak Industry Advisory Council to bolster the development and deployment of its autonomous trucks. This council is a conglomerate of esteemed leaders from various sectors, including Walmart, UPS, and…

EACON's $44.5M Funding Boost

EACON’s $44.5M Funding Boost

EACON, an autonomous driving pioneer in the mining sector, has successfully raised $44.5 million in Series C++ financing, demonstrating significant progress in the field. This latest funding round, led by Zijin Mining, marks a milestone, bringing EACON’s total equity financing…

Cyngn Unveils AI-Powered Autonomous Motrec Tugger

Cyngn Unveils AI-Powered Autonomous Motrec Tugger

In an exciting development from Cyngn Inc., the unveiling of the first footage of their AI-powered DriveMod Tugger has set a new benchmark in the automation of material handling processes. This innovation is designed to automate repetitive hauling workflows efficiently,…

OTCQB Welcomes Serve Robotics Stock

OTCQB Welcomes Serve Robotics Stock

Serve Robotics Inc., a pioneer in autonomous sidewalk delivery, has announced its common stock will now be traded on the OTCQB® Venture Market, with the ticker symbol “SBOT”. This significant step reflects the company’s emerging prominence in the robotics and…

Forbes Honors Plus Startup Again

Forbes Honors Plus Startup Again

For the second year running, Plus has earned a spot on Forbes’ prestigious list of America’s Best Startup Employers in 2024, celebrating the company’s continued excellence and innovation in the autonomous driving sector. This recognition underscores Plus’s commitment to advancing…

Kentucky Resists Autonomous Trucks

Kentucky Resists Autonomous Trucks

In a strong show of unity, Teamsters alongside firefighters, police officers, and elected officials convened at the Kentucky Capitol, voicing opposition against House Bill 7. This contentious bill seeks to authorize driverless trucks within the state, sparking concerns over job…

Forterra: Pioneering Autonomy Innovation

Forterra: Pioneering Autonomy Innovation

Robotic Research Autonomous Industries (RRAI) has officially rebranded as Forterra, marking a significant evolution in its focus towards developing advanced autonomous technologies for both defense and commercial sectors. This strategic shift underscores Forterra’s dedication to leading the charge in ground-based…

AV Bill Seeks Human Operators

AV Bill Seeks Human Operators

In Sacramento, California, Teamsters, state legislators, and labor advocates have rallied together to reintroduce a pivotal bill aimed at integrating human oversight into the operation of autonomous vehicles (AVs). The legislation, Assembly Bill 2286 (AB 2286), mandates the presence of…

STRADVISION's New Chief Business Officer

STRADVISION’s New Chief Business Officer

STRADVISION, a leader in AI-based vision perception technology for the automotive industry, has announced Philip Vidal as its new Chief Business Officer (CBO). Vidal, with a notable background at Motional and Tesla, is set to spearhead the company’s global expansion…

Hesai Fights DoD Designation: Lidar Leader Challenges "Unjust" Military Label

Hesai Fights DoD Designation

Hesai Technology, a leading lidar company, is contesting its inclusion on the U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) list of “Chinese Military Companies Operating in the United States.” CEO Yifan “David” Li declared the designation “unjust” and “meritless,” emphasizing Hesai’s exclusive…

Cyngn Enhances Autonomous Vehicle Tech

Cyngn Enhances Autonomous Vehicle Tech

Cyngn Inc., a leader in autonomous vehicle technology, has unveiled its latest innovation: Auto-unhitch capabilities for industrial autonomous vehicles. This groundbreaking feature allows for the automatic detachment of cargo, streamlining the tugging workflow and significantly boosting operational efficiency. The Auto-unhitch…